By Katherine Martinelli
HAVE A PICKY EATER ON YOUR HANDS? YOU’RE NOT ALONE. HERE’S WHY TODDLERS ARE OFTEN SO SELECTIVE ABOUT THEIR FOOD—AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT.
There are few things as frustrating as working hard to prepare a delicious, nutritious meal, only to have your child refuse to eat it—especially when you know he’d like it if he’d just try a bite. When picky eaters constantly turn down food, it’s all too easy for mealtime to devolve into an all-out battle—or for you to reach for the chicken fingers yet again just to get your child to eat.